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Name: Newswatch 12 Staff
Date registered: April 24, 2012

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  1. Heat Lamp Leads to Structure Fire — August 17, 2014
  2. Power Outage Impacts Thousands — August 16, 2014
  3. Rick Perry to Fight Corruption Charges — August 16, 2014
  4. New Skate Park in Cave Junction — August 16, 2014
  5. Dogs Used in Stephanie Warner Search — August 15, 2014

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Suspect Arrested in Girl’s Death

(CNN) — A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a six-year-old girl in Washington state. Jenise Wright vanished from her home in Bremerton last Saturday. Her body was found Thursday morning near the mobile home park where she lived. Sheriff’s officials say the suspect is being booked in a juvenile detention center … Continue reading »

Drowning at Lake of the Woods

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Deputies are still trying to identify the body of the young man who was recovered from Lake of the Woods after witnesses saw him in the lake yelling for help. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to Lake of the Woods on a report of a possible drowning on Wednesday around 7:22 p.m. Klamath … Continue reading »

Update on Wildfire Evacuation Notices

The current evacuation levels for areas affected by the Oregon Gulch Fire in the Beaver Creek Complex have been adjusted. Officials are citing the hard work of firefighters and cooperative weather as reasons for the change in evacuation notices. Jackson County Addresses from the 6,000 block on COPCO ROAD and south to the Oregon border … Continue reading »

Family Loses Home to Gulch Fire

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — At least three homes have been destroyed by the Oregon Gulch Fire. The Trautman family’s home for nearly three decades, was one of them. Judy Trautman said they were able to take some valuables, but had to leave in a panic. “It’s hard to know that nothing’s there anymore … and … Continue reading »

No Arrest in Cave Junction Homicide Case

NEAR CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of Josephine County District Attorney’s Office and Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, are continuing the investigation into the death of an adult male found Saturday afternoon south of Cave Junction. Investigators are asking to to hear from anyone with … Continue reading »

Wildfire Road Closures and Evacuations

The wildfires burning in Southern Oregon and Northern California has prompted road closures and evacuations. Highway 97 south of Klamath Falls has been closed to wildfire burning south of Oregon-California border along US 97. Oregon department of transportation advises motorists to use I-5. There is a detour at OR (W) 140 in Klamath Falls. Siskiyou County: … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Shots Fired in Air

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police are investigating a report of shots fired in the area of Quincy Street between Wightman and California Streets. Police report several rounds were fired from a handgun at around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Multiple witnesses told police that the rounds were not aimed at anyone or any structure, but were … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspect in Vehicle Chase

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is in custody after police say he stole a van at knife-point and led police on a vehicle chase. On Sunday morning at 7:23 a.m., police say the suspect, identified as Christopher Cody Willard, walked up to a 2006 Odyssey Van while it was stopped at a red light on Central Avenue. … Continue reading »

Evacuation Notice Changed in Siskiyou Co

YREKA, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is lifting the Mandatory Evacuation Notice that was issued to residents of Beaver Creek, north of Highway 96 near the Klamath River. The Sheriff’s Office says there is still an Advisory Evacuation notice in effect for the residents of Beaver Creek. A Mandatory Evacuation Notice is also … Continue reading »

Oregon Gulch Fire Tops 31,000 Acres

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Gulch Fire burning 15 miles east of Ashland is now consuming 31,918 acres. About 4,645 of that acreage is in California. The fire is 10% contained as of 10 p.m. Saturday. There are a total of 1,041 people working on the fire. Erratic, gusty winds on the Oregon Gulch … Continue reading »

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